Headbands are a clothing fashion accessory that is worn in the hair or around the forehead. Their main function is to hold the hair away from the eyes or face. Headbands are usually horseshoe-shape pieces of flexible metal or plastic. It can also be a loop of elastic material that goes all the way around the hair. Headbands come in all sorts of sizes, shapes, designs, and colors. Sometimes they also have some attachments like bows or sequins.